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What is Executive Presence and How Do I Get Some?

June 12, 2018 by 4 Comments

Years ago, I had a thirtysomething client who was promoted to a very important and influential role. She had a fantastic work ethic, was well-versed in her area of specialty, managed external relationships well for the firm and remains genuinely a very nice person. Part of my coaching with her in this new role was to help her figure out how to be more successful. She had all the attributes to continue to progress in her career except for one behavior that was mentioned in my 360° interviews. Although she knew her stuff, there was roo... Continue Reading

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Meeting Management: 8 Questions to Guarantee a Productive Meeting

May 29, 2018 by Leave a Comment

Many of the senior leaders that I serve consistently complain about the volume of meetings they are asked to attend on a regular basis. For many, a day can be consumed by one meeting after the other so that there is actually very little time for their real work. Now don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot of work that goes on in meetings and they do have the potential to be very valuable sources for organizational accomplishment. I often observe my clients in meeting settings to provide them some feedback on their leadership and communi... Continue Reading